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Principal Software Engineering Manager

at Microsoft Corporation

Posted: 8/25/2019
Job Reference #: 693919

Job Description

  • Job locationUS-WA-Redmond
    Date posted4 weeks ago(8/23/2019 12:36 PM)
    Job number
    Job category
    Software Engineering
    Employment type
    Role type
    Individual Contributor
  • Overview

    Are you excited about joining the team responsible for delivering the Virtual Machine lifeycle management software stack running on every server in the Microsoft Azure Compute cloud? We are looking for an experienced software engineering manager to lead the design, development and delivery of features in this space to meet continuously evolving customer needs. Your team's charter would be to ship software at global scale while ensuring high reliability, performance and availability through a combination of high quality validation, monitoring and alerting. You should be skilled at handling all aspects of the software lifecycle driven by a deep commitment towards fundamentals.


    Lead a team designing, building and supporting software for the Azure Compute cloud.
    Drive for efficiency in the engineering process.

    Periodic on-call responsibilities as part of the team's rotation to support the production service.


    Required Qualifications:
    *BS/MS in Computer Science or related field/degree, and/or equivalent work experience
    *10+ years of industry software engineering experience
    *Experience with C/C++
    *Fluency in coding, rapid prototyping
    *Strong cross group collaboration skills
    *Ability to handle periodic live service on-call responsibilities and work in dev-ops mode

    Microsoft Cloud Background Check: This position will be required to pass the Microsoft Cloud background check upon hire/transfer and every two years thereafter.

    Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form.

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